Driver flees after crash that damaged powerlines, vehicles in Tampa

Hillsborough County

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for a driver that was involved in a hit-and-run crash that downed three power lines and damaged several parked cars in Tampa.

The crash happened in the 1400 block of North Florida Avenue at about 1:30 a.m.

The extent of injuries is unknown.

According to troopers, the 2014 GMC SUV was traveling northbound on Florida Avenue when traveled over a curb and drove into a fence in front of an auto shop, then overturned.

Troopers said the vehicle damaged a light pole, wood power poles and vehicles that were parked at the shop.

The driver fled the scene on foot and has not been located.

Further information was not immediately available.

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